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Date
Ct.
Case Number
Case Name
Appealed From
Reporter Citation
February 18, 2010 29677 [ADA]

State v. Pacheco (s.d.o., vacated and remanded).

District Court, 1st Circuit, Honolulu Div. 122 Haw. 202
February 18, 2010 29700 [ADA]

State v. Giron (as.d.o., reversed).

District Court, 1st Circuit, Honolulu Div. 122 Haw. 202
February 17, 2010 28784 [ADA]

State v. Calucag (s.d.o., affirmed).  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 06/07/2010.  S.Ct. Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 07/19/2010 [ada].

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 122 Haw. 202
February 17, 2010 29537 [ADA]

Enocencio v. State, Department of Human Services (s.d.o., affirmed).

Labor and Industrial Relations Appeals Board 122 Haw. 202
February 17, 2010 29591 [ADA]

State v. Obata (s.d.o., affirmed).

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 122 Haw. 202
February 16, 2010 28764 [ADA]

Alkire-Clemen v. Castle Medical Center (Order Denying Motion for Reconsideration).  ICA s.d.o., filed 01/28/2010 [ada], 122 Haw. 59.  Consolidated with No. 28765.  

Labor and Industrial Relations Appeals Board 122 Haw. 351
February 16, 2010 30021 [ADA]

Alkire-Clemen v. Castle Medical Center (Order Dismissing Appeal Pursuant to HRAP Rule 24).

Labor and Industrial Relations Appeals Board
February 12, 2010 27695 [ADA]

Alvarez Family Trust v. Association of Apartment Owners of the Kaanapali  Alii (Order Denying Petitioners/Plaintiffs-Appellants’ Motion for Reconsideration filed on December 21, 2009).  Dissenting Opinion by J. Acoba, with whom J. Duffy joins [ada].  ICA s.d.o., filed 11/21/2008 [pdf], 119 Haw. 321.  ICA Order Denying December 12, 2008 Motion for Reconsideration, filed 12/23/2008 [pdf], 122 Haw. 250.  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 02/17/2009.  S.Ct. Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 03/17/2009 [pdf].  S.Ct. Opinion filed 12/11/2009 [pdf].  Dissenting Opinion by J. Acoba, regarding estoppel, with whom J. Duffy joins [pdf].

Circuit Court, 2nd Circuit 122 Haw. 545
February 12, 2010 30315 [ADA]

In re Cogan (Order Granting Petition to Resign and Surrender License).

Original Proceeding
February 11, 2010 30035 [ADA]

State v. Maxilom (Order Granting Motion to Dismiss Appeal).

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
February 11, 2010 30071 [ADA]

Kumos  v. State (Order Dismissing Appeal for Lack of Appellate Jurisdiction).

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
February 11, 2010 30087 [ADA]

Palama  v. Medeiros (Order Dismissing Appeal for Lack of Appellate Jurisdiction).

Circuit Court, 5th Circuit
February 10, 2010 29919 [ADA]

Dejetley  v. Kahoohalahala.  S.Ct. Order Dismissing Lawrence G. Endrina and Darlene Janice Endrina, filed 04/06/2010 [ada].

Circuit Court, 2nd Circuit 122 Haw. 251
February 10, 2010 30090 [ADA]

Hernando v. Department of Education (Order Granting in Part and Denying in Part the December 7, 2009 Motion to Dismiss the Appeal for Lack of Appellate Jurisdiction).

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
February 9, 2010 28450 [ADA]

Jenkins v. Allen (s.d.o., affirmed in part, vacated in part and remanded).

District Court, 1st Circuit, Honolulu Div. 122 Haw. 202
February 9, 2010 29653 [ADA]

Aquila v. Davies (Order Denying Motion for Reconsideration).  ICA s.d.o., filed 01/25/2010 [ada], 122 Haw. 59. Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 03/02/2010.  S.Ct, Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 04/12/2010 [ada].

District Court, 1st Circuit, Waialua Div. 122 Haw. 200
February 9, 2010 30149 [ADA]

State v. Tuivailala (Order Denying the Motion for Reconsideration).

Circuit Court, 2nd Circuit
February 8, 2010 27993 [ADA]

Nakamura v. Countrywide Home Loans, Inc. (Order Granting Plaintiff-Appellee Cynthia Nakamura’s Motion to Publish this Court’s Memorandum Opinion filed on December 29, 2009).  ICA  mem.op.,  filed 12/29/2009.  ICA Opinion, filed 02/08/2010 [ada], 122 Haw. 238.  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 04/20/2010.  S.Ct. Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 05/25/2010 [ada].

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
February 8, 2010 27993 [ADA]

Nakamura v. Countrywide Home Loans, Inc. (New ICA Opinion).  ICA  mem.op.,  filed 12/29/2009.  ICA Order Granting Plaintiff-Appellee Cynthia Nakamura’s Motion to Publish this Court’s Memorandum Opinion filed on December 29, 2009, filed 02/08/2010 [ada].  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 04/20/2010.  S.Ct.
Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari
, filed
05/25/2010 [ada].

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 122 Haw. 238
February 4, 2010 27884 [ADA]

Bayley v. Bayley  (Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari).  ICA mem.op., filed 08/31/2009 [pdf], 121 Haw. 201.  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 12/21/2009.

Family Court, 1st Circuit
February 4, 2010 28849 [ADA]

State v. Miller (Order of Correction).  ICA s.d.o., filed 09/15/2008 [pdf], 118 Haw. 420.  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 12/24/2008.  S.Ct. Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 02/09/2009 [pdf].  Dissenting Opinion by J. Nakayama, with whom J. Hirai joins [pdf].  S.Ct. Opinion, filed 01/25/2010 [ada], 122 Haw. 92.  Dissenting Opinion by J. Nakayama, in which substitute J. Hirai joins [ada]. 

Family Court, 2nd Circuit
February 4, 2010 29961 [ADA]

Villanueva v. State (Order).  S.Ct. Order, filed 03/22/2010 [ada].

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
February 4, 2010 30137 [ADA]

Villanueva v. State (Order).  ICA Order Denying Motion for Reconsideration, filed 03/16/2010 [ada], 122 Haw. 351.  S.Ct. Order, filed 03/24/2010 [ada].  ICA
Order
, filed 04/07/2010 [ada].  S.Ct.
Order
, filed 04/07/2010 [ada].

Circuit Court, 2nd Circuit
February 4, 2010 30262 [ADA]

Honolulu Police Department v. Town.  Justice Acoba concurring in the result only.

Original Proceeding 122 Haw. 204
February 4, 2010 30308 [ADA]

In re Yoshinaga (Order Granting Petition to Resign and Surrender License).

Original Proceeding
February 4, 2010 30311 [ADA]

In re Ahu (Order Granting Petition to Resign and Surrender License).

Original Proceeding
February 2, 2010 27868 [ADA]

Farmer v. Hickam  Federal Credit Union (mem.op., affirmed).  ICA Order of Correction, filed 02/23/2010 [ada].  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 05/19/2010.  S.Ct. Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 06/29/2010 [ada].

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 122 Haw. 201
February 2, 2010 29153 [ADA]

State v. Martin (Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari).  ICA s.d.o., filed 07/30/2009 [pdf], 121 Haw. 58.  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 12/24/2009.

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
February 1, 2010 28492 [ADA]

State v. Tolentino  (Second Order of Correction).  ICA mem.op., filed 09/22/2009 [pdf], 121 Haw. 248.  ICA Order of Correction, filed 10/05/2009 [pdf].   Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 01/04/2010.  S.Ct. Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 02/18/2010 [ada].

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
February 1, 2010 29765 [ADA]

Tierney v. Frank (Order).

Original Proceeding
January 28, 2010
ICA
29929 [ADA]

Flinchbaugh v. Cates (Order Denying Defendant-Appellant’s Motion for Reconsideration).  ICA Order Dismissing Appeal for Lack of Appellate Jurisdiction, filed 01/07/2010 [ada].

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 122 Haw. 200
January 28, 2010 28764 [ADA]

Alkire-Clemen v. Castle Medical  Center (s.d.o., Appeal No. 28764 – reversed and affirmed.  Appeal No. 28765 – vacated and remanded).  Consolidated with No. 28765.  ICA Order Denying Motion for Reconsideration, filed 02/16/2010 [ada], 122 Haw. 351.

Labor and Industrial Relations Appeals Board 122 Haw. 59
January 28, 2010 28879 [ADA]

State v. Magbitang (s.d.o., vacated and remanded).

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 122 Haw. 59
January 28, 2010 29147 [ADA]

In re Adoption of a Female Child, born 10/03/2004 (Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari).  ICA mem.op., filed 09/11/2009 [pdf], 121 Haw. 248.  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 12/14/2009.  S.Ct. Order
Affirming in Part and Vacating in Part the Family Court of the Fifth
Circuit’s April 14, 2008 Order Dismissing Adoption Proceedings and
Vacating
the Memorandum Opinion and Judgment of the Intermediate Court of
Appeals
, filed 03/04/2010 [ada].  S.Ct.
Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari
,
filed 01/28/2010 [ada]. 
S.Ct.
Order of Correction
, filed 04/05/2010 [ada].

Family Court, 5th Circuit
January 28, 2010 29147 [ADA]

In re
Adoption of a Female Child Born on October 3, 2004 by P.N. and J.N. (Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari).  ICA
mem.
op.
,filed 09/11/2009 [pdf],
121 Haw. 248.   Application for Writ
of Certiorari, filed 12/14/2009.  S.Ct.
Order
Affirming in Part and Vacating in Part the Family Court of the Fifth
Circuit’s April 14, 2008 Order Dismissing Adoption Proceedings and
Vacating
the Memorandum Opinion and Judgment of the Intermediate Court of
Appeals
,
filed 03/04/2010. 

January 28, 2010 29618 [ADA]

Larsen v. Administrative Director of the Courts, State of Hawaii (s.d.o., reversed).

District Court, 1st Circuit, Honolulu Div. 122 Haw. 59
January 28, 2010 29759 [ADA]

State v. Rodrigues.

Circuit Court, 5th Circuit 122 Haw. 229
January 28, 2010 29902 [ADA]

In re A. S-H (s.d.o., affirmed).

Family Court, 1st Circuit 122 Haw. 59
January 28, 2010 29958 [ADA]

State v. Kim (Order Dismissing Appeal Pursuant to HRAP Rule 24).  ICA Order Denying Motion for Reconsideration, filed 03/10/2010 [ada], 122 Haw. 351.

District Court, 1st Circuit
January 28, 2010 30007 [ADA]

In re A.B., III (Order Granting December 28, 2009 Motion to Dismiss Appeal).

Family Court, 1st Circuit 122 Haw. 59
January 27, 2010 28246 [ADA]

Hospodar v. City and County of Honolulu (s.d.o., affirmed).

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 122 Haw. 59
January 27, 2010 28773 [ADA]

Combs v. Case Bigelow & Lombardi (mem.op., affirmed).  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 05/06/2010, filed by Case Bigelow & Lomdardi.  S.Ct. Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 06/10/2010 [ada].  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 05/17/2010, filed by Combs.  S.Ct. Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 07/01/2010 [ada].

Circuit Court, 5th Circuit 122 Haw. 58
January 27, 2010 29063 [ADA]

State v. Manzano-Hill (mem.op., vacated and remanded).

District Court, 3rd Circuit, N. & S. Hilo Division 122 Haw. 58
January 26, 2010 29377 [ADA]

State v. Anderson  (Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari).  ICA s.d.o., filed 09/04/2009 [pdf], 121 Haw. 202.  Dissenting Opinion by J. Leonard [pdf].  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 12/14/2009.  S.Ct. s.d.o, filed 02/22/2010 [ada], 123 Haw. 81

District Court, 1st Circuit, Honolulu Div.
January 26, 2010 29438 [ADA]

State v. Maugaotega (s.d.o., affirmed).

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 122 Haw. 59
January 26, 2010 30303 [ADA]

Tierney v. Perkins (Order).

Original Proceeding
January 26, 2010 30304 [ADA]

In re Alexander (Order Granting Petition to Resign and Surrender License).

Original Proceeding
January 25, 2010 28849 [ADA]

State v. Miller.  Dissenting Opinion by J. Nakayama, in which substitute J. Hirai joins [ada].  ICA s.d.o., filed 09/15/2008 [pdf], 118 Haw. 420.  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 12/24/2008.  S.Ct. Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 02/09/2009 [pdf].  Dissenting Opinion by J. Nakayama, with whom J. Hirai joins [pdf].  S.Ct. Order of Correction, filed 02/04/2010 [ada].

Family Court, 2nd Circuit 122 Haw. 92
January 25, 2010 29216 [ADA]

State v. Paulino (mem.op., vacated and remanded).  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 02/23/2010.  S.Ct. Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 03/31/2010 [ada].

Circuit Court, 3rd Circuit 122 Haw. 58
January 25, 2010 29653 [ADA]

Aquila v. Davis (s.d.o., affirmed).  ICA Order Denying Motion for Reconsideration, filed 02/09/2010 [ada], 122 Haw. 200.  Aplication for Writ of Certiorari, filed 03/02/2010.  S.Ct. Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 04/12/2010 [ada].

District Court, 1st Circuit, Waialua Div. 122 Haw. 59